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WLA 2017 Programs: Proposal Form
Thank you for your interest in presenting a program at one of the 2017 Washington Library Association Conferences. The submission period has passed for our April Learn Local! one day conferences, but we are still accepting proposals for:

-- WLA ANNUAL Conference --
November 1-4, Tacoma's Hotel Murano

Programs on all topics of relevance to libraries of any kind are sought, from 75 minute sessions to 3-4 hour workshops. Presenters are encouraged to request permission from their employers to attend the conference before submitting proposals.

Proposals are due no later than February 28.
Applicants will be notified of their proposal status by March 20.

Please direct questions to the WLA office at info@wla.org or (206) 823-1138.

Primary Contact
Please specify one Primary Contact for this proposal.

If proposal is accepted, this person will act as the liaison for ALL planning and communications up until the event, and agrees to share all communications with any co-presenters or sponsors of your program.

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Organization or Employer
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Mailing Address
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Conference Program Information
This information will be used to evaluate your proposal, and if accepted, will be used to promote your program.
Title
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Description
This information will be used in the printed program, website, and other promotional materials. Please focus on the most interesting and appealing aspects of the program, and be sure to include what participants will gain as a result of attending. Description should be about 100 words and may be edited for fit and clarity.
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Target Audience and Outcomes
Briefly describe who would most benefit from attending this program? What will participants be able to do as a result of attending this program? This information is used to help better understand your proposal.
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Audience Engagement
What components are included to engage and involve the participants? This information is used to help better understand your proposal.
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Format and Location
Sessions are 75 minutes in length. Unless otherwise requested, room set-up is theater style with an LCD projector, screen, and wifi access.

Workshops are 3 or 4 hours in length. Unless otherwise requested, room set-up is classroom style with an LCD projector, screen, and wifi access.

LAPTOPS ARE NOT PROVIDED.

Length of Program
Please indicate the possible length of your program. You may select more than one option.
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Additional Information
Please list any additional room set-up or A/V requirements, special requirements regarding program timing, or other requests. Additional equipment costs may be charged to the Sponsor of this program.
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Sponsors and Financial Support
PLEASE READ BEFORE COMPLETING THIS SECTION. Presenters are encouraged to seek support from their employers to cover the costs of conference participation, or request sponsorship from a WLA Division, Section, or other library advocate or support group. The conference budgets are extremely limited. However, if additional WLA funding is required as part of this proposal, please include details below.
Program Sponsor(s), if you have one
The Sponsor(s) named below have agreed to provide financial or logistical support for this program.
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Presenter Honorarium
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Presenter Travel or Lodging
Estimate travel costs and/or number of nights lodging required. Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of each Presenter.
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Other Expenses
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Total Expenses
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Provide any clarification of anticipated expenses
For example, if the anticipated expenses are divided between more than one presenter, let us know how that breaks down.
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Program Presenter(s)
The Primary Contact named above is responsible for being the liaison between program Presenter(s) and Conference Planners. If this proposal is accepted, the Conference Planners will assist the Primary Contact with program coordination prior to and during the event.

Please note that regarding conference attendance, registration fees are typically waived only for Presenters who will be attending solely to present their own program and will NOT be attending any other portion of the conference.

Please provide COMPLETE contact information for each Presenter. In most cases, we recommend having no more that four Presenters. If you need to enter more Presenters, please use the last Notes/Comments field.

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Presenter #2
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Presenter #3
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Presenter #4
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